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The first women to serve on a jury in Arizona, photo graphed in 1945. (Courtesy of the author)

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Days Past: Days Past Struggle for Arizona women to serve on juries (1921-1945)

Suffrage came in 1912, 32 years later jury duty caught up

In 1912 Arizona women won the right to vote; two years later they elected Francis Willard Munds and Rachel Berry to the state legislature.